What does univalve mean?

Definitions for univalveˈyu nəˌvælv; ˌyu nəˈvæl vyə lər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word univalve.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gastropod, univalve(adj)

    a class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes

  2. univalve(adj)

    used of mollusks, especially gastropods, as snails etc.


  1. univalve(Noun)

    A univalve mollusk or its shell.

  2. univalve(Adjective)

    having one valve, typically used to refer to mollusks, notably slugs and snails.

  3. univalve(Adjective)

    consisting of a single valve or piece, used to refer to a shell.

  4. Origin: Originated 1655–65 from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Univalve(noun)

    a shell consisting of one valve only; a mollusk whose shell is composed of a single piece, as the snails and conchs

  2. Univalve(adj)

    alt. of Univalved

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Univalve

    ū′ni-valv, adj. having one valve or shell only.—n. a shell of one valve only: a mollusc whose shell is composed of a single piece.—adj. Unival′vular.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of univalve in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of univalve in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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